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Dec 08–Dec 14, 2017
Barcelona Unmasked: Cabaret, Cuisine, and Carnival
Feb 05–Feb 11, 2018
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The Long Ethical Arc of Displaying Human Remains
A look at why museums exhibit Egyptian mummies, but not Native American bones.
November 16, 2017
A visionary Italian architect created an impressive cluster of Brutalist structures for a family's private tomb.
Added by qubex
One of America's Largest Collections of Memento Mori Is for Sale
Once held at the Museum of Mourning Art, more than 150 pieces will go to auction.
November 14, 2017
Ritual & Medicinal
Kyrgyzstan’s fried dough marks special occasions and "feeds" the dead.
Added by EricGrundhauser
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Red Terror Martyrs' Memorial Museum
A powerful tribute to the victims who suffered under Ethiopia's most devastating regime.
Added by Andrasta
Ritual & Medicinal
Drooling over this nutty spiced dessert is a heretical move.
Added by Madeleine Kenyon
Commerce City, Colorado
National Wildlife Property Repository
Over 1.3 million confiscated wildlife products fill this macabre menagerie of illegal animal specimens.
Added by Kerry Wolfe
A memorial for the mustachioed record-setting runner.
Added by Michael Inscoe
Port Royal, Virginia
The Virginia farm where John Wilkes Booth met his grisly end is now largely forgotten.
Added by WhiskeyBristles
Why Teenage Male Mammoths Tended to Die in Really Silly Ways
November 03, 2017
The Long Travels of La Corriveau's Cage
A grim artifact from Canada's past is helping return a folk tale to its rightful place in history.
November 02, 2017
European 'Corpse Medicine' Promised Better Health Through Cannibalism
“Take the fresh, unspotted cadaver of a redheaded man..."
October 31, 2017
The sculpture is made of more than 100,000 knives collected to raise awareness about violence.
Added by gavlav
Colonia di Rovegno
The now-abandoned Fascist summer colony served a dark purpose during World War II.
Added by piriklo
St. Louis, Missouri
The first rural cemetery west of the Mississippi is home to the elaborate tombs of St. Louis' local beer barons.
Added by rogersannac
Glencree German War Cemetery
Ireland's only German military cemetery holds the remains of a spy who was moved there under the cover of darkness.
Added by noeldonnellon
Rothwell Bone Crypt
Under a church hides a forgotten 13th-century ossuary containing the remains of around 2,500 people.
Added by Clanara
The Horse You Came In On Saloon
A 200-year-old bar with a cheeky name claims to have served Edgar Allan Poe his final drink.
Added by satxwdavis
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